Horse Meat Found In Beef Products
Horse Meat In Beef Products Scandal
Recent DNA testing in the UK revealed that some products that were supposed to contain beef actually contained traces of Horse-meat.
This revelation has sparked outrage with the British public and the British Government has demanded a full investigation.
The problem though is that the last time DNA tests were carried out on these food products was over ten years ago.
So just how long have the British public been eating horse meat without their Knowledge.
Horse meat is safe to eat and people from other European countries such as France and Italy, eat Horse meat as a part of their every day diet.
If you buy a beef product, you expect it to contain beef, not pork, not lamb and especially not horse.
There are a few specialist Butchers in the UK that sell horse meat and the people who buy it know that they are in fact buying part of a horse.
The DNA testing also found traces of pork in Halal food served in Britain's Prisons.
A Platter of Horse Meat
Horse In Food Jokes
I went to the Derby today it was Kentucky Fried.
A spokesman for the British Government said that they will be prosecuting to the fullest extent of the law, they just have to get over a few hurdles first.
After eating horsemeat, the doctor said I may feel a little ill but it shouldn't last furlong.,
63% of Britons said that they would try horse meat if offered to them according to a recent Gallop Pole.
My Daughter asked for a My Little Pony for her birthday this year, I felt generous and bought her a pack of 24 mini burgers.
British Horse meat Humor
Although not too happy about the situation, the British people are as per usual showing their real sense of humor and the jokes about eating horses are flying out of the starting gate so to speak.
I went to the doctors today and he said "You have to watch what you are eating." I had a great day out at the races afterward.
Findus lasagne contains horse meat. I'd check the spaghetti bologneighs as well.
Findus fish fingers test positive for 60% seahorse.
When asked how many years Findus have been adding horse meat to their products their MD struck the ground 6 times with his front hoof.
I don't get why everyone is so upset about the horse meat thing. I mean seriously, why the long faces?
I’ve got some Tesco burgers in the fridge and THEY’RE OFFFFFFFFF
Horse meat in Tesco burgers? What are the odds on that?
I ate a Lasagne yesterday, Had the trots all day today.
Jimmy's Tesco Burger
Enough of the jokes and horseplay, The point is that if you go into a store and buy a beef product then you expect to be sold a beef product and not a substitute meat product.
The odds are that every meat eating Brit has eaten horse meat without their knowledge at some point in the last 10 years between the testings.
I know that I have eaten some of the products that have so far been identified as containing horse and i am sure as the testing continues and more products are discovered I will have partaken of most of them too.
If there was horse in any of the beef products that I ate I have to admit that I never tasted any difference.
If I had read the ingredients and they stated that the product may contain horse meat would I still have bought it? I would like to say yes but I really do not know.
Horse Meat Poll
Would you buy a beef product if the ingredients stated that it may contain Horse meat?
More Horse Humor
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